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California's Impending Energy Crash

Oilprice.com -- The problem of California’s energy dependency has been decades in the making.... California’s oil production peaked in 1985. And despite ongoing gains in energy efficiency via admirably wise regulation, the state’s population and aggregate energy consumption has completely overrun supply.

Indeed, the latest data shows that California energy production from all sources -- oil and gas, nuclear, hydro, and renewables -- has just hit new, 50-year lows.


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Submitted Jul 26, 2012 By: leemun
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sparky808
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 3:42:30 PM

Thank you for posting.
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dbecks44
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 8:22:13 AM

A lot more than energy is crashing in California . . .
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2012 10:58:46 PM

just like the US outsourcing manufacturing overseas.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2012 6:46:52 PM

Maybe they can ask Obama to save them!
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Thank you for posting.
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Wizrd03
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2012 6:11:57 AM

California is a "consumer nation" much of the energy required in California come from out of state. Electric from Washington, Oregon, Nevada & pooints east. Oil from Texas and antwhere but California who has resources on and offshore.

They deserve what they get...
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ok
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2012 1:53:37 AM

Once again California is leading the nation.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 11:22:56 PM

good luck
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Now they need everyone to switch to EVs???
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 11:17:21 PM

Break out the candles and lanterns.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 11:03:30 PM

Could any more bad news come out of California?
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Let them learn their lesson the hard way.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:57:24 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:57:11 PM

Seal the borders. Watch outr for anyone trying to escape from California. And send Nancy Pelosi back there so she can feel their pain.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:56:00 PM

californians waste so nuch on usage
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:55:23 PM

Greenifonia.

Be careful what you wish for. You just might get it.

Green is red.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:53:51 PM

Oh boy
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Ok
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:51:46 PM

California politics get voted in by who has the most money and an even worse the opponents are jokes. My state lately its been a circus. It started with Gray Davis and voting Arnold in just made SoCal look more injudicious. I wasnt stupid enough to vote for winning govenors and dont have alot of money to like any of them

[Edited by: ADONCA at 7/26/2012 11:55:10 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:51:43 PM

They have caused their own problems.
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Rolling blackouts will get peoples attention
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:42:50 PM

So what's the problem
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:38:57 PM

Easy to solve. Send all the illegals home (or to Washington) except those needed to pick the crops. CA. will have plenty of power, Plenty water, cleaner air, schools, hospitals and jails won't be going broke. Under-crowded freeways.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:36:20 PM

California as well as the US have been so stupid in terms of switching to clean and cheap Natural Gas, who really gives a $hit for them stupids?

Some are simply beyound hope!

[Edited by: knot2swift at 7/26/2012 11:37:45 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:35:53 PM

Oh goodness...
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:34:42 PM

and what starts in CA spreads across the USA
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:34:32 PM

The rest of the States will bail CA out.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:30:31 PM

We all feel so sorry for Californians?? lol JEALOUSY !!
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:28:37 PM

Thats typical of California. Just like the other dummies out there they don't want to drill but they expect the gas to be spuing out of the pumps.
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I refuse to let my hard earned money bail out those lazy suckers
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Don't worry nobama will bail them out at the taxpayers expense!
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do we smell bailout?
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:12:28 PM

I can't imagine how California is going to dig themselves out of this hole.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:10:23 PM

Oh Oh
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As California buys energy from neighboring states it will drive up the cost of energy in those states, as well.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:04:02 PM

to bad for california
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A problem for CA. They can keep it.

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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 10:03:39 PM

hmm
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ok
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Total mismanagement in CA.
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Nothing a little drilling won't fix.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 9:54:16 PM

Another example of us deciding to "buy" rather than "make" as a society.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 9:53:42 PM

As California goes, so goes the country - except for states like North Dakota that actually embrace energy production.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2012 9:51:36 PM

k
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ok
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MMMm
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Conserve and public transportation!
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I wish Az would've turned off their power when they boycotted Az over the immigration laws. That would've been hilarious.
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Bad deal for them.
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